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Admissions Advice

The more informed you are about the phases of your advanced degree journey, the more confident you will be when you apply and enroll. The tips and advice in the articles below will help you get started on your path.

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Admissions Testing in the Age of COVID-19

Consultant Stacy Blackman covers the components to work on now in order to build a successful application package.

An Insider’s Guide to the GRE® General Test

Are you getting ready to take the test? This overview with tips and strategies is a good place to start.

Don’t Make These Five Mistakes in Your MBA Essays

Top MBA consultant Stacy Blackman outlines common mistakes that can hurt your chances of admissions success.

Getting Into Graduate, Business or Law School

Learn about the components of your application for graduate, business or law school.

Is an MBA in Your Future? Focus on These 5 Areas for Admissions Success in 2020

Consultant Stacy Blackman covers the components to work on now in order to build a successful application package.

Is Graduate School the Right Next Step?

Should you get a job or go for your master’s degree? It’s up to you. Here we help you navigate the decision.

It’s Better When You Have A Plan: Study Advice for the GRE® General Test

Like any good business plan, a study plan should help you attain your goals — in this case, use your time wisely and reduce your stress.

MBA Admissions: Tips for International Students

Do you have your sights set on a top-ranked business program in another country? You’re not alone.

MBA or Specialized Master’s Degree: Which One is Best for You?

Which option should you choose? Let's take a look at the pros and cons of each.

Power Your Progress: Five Ways to Boost Your MBA Application

Keep these in mind as you embark on the path to an MBA.

Prepping for the GRE® General Test When English is Not Your First Language

Nonnative speakers have a few more things to consider during test preparation. See tips to help you perform at your best.

The Role of Test Scores in Graduate, Business and Law School Admissions

If you’re considering a graduate degree, it is important to understand the role of admissions tests and which one might be best for you.

The Ultimate Guide to Going to Grad School for Less

Graduate school is expensive, but you don’t have to foot the entire bill. Here are some ideas to help cover the cost.

What’s on Your Mind: An Admissions Test Q&A

B-school admissions expert Jay Bryant and MBA admissions consultant Erika Olson answer pressing questions from prospective students.

Your Business School Application: Four Things to Do Right Now

Checking these first tasks off your list can help put you on the path to success.